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Also: Local nuns in the spotlight; McCusker’s will get on the air.
In a stunning upset for the leaders of Girard College, a judge has ruled that the school may not suspend its high school and boarding programs to improve its finances.
It's late August and Walmart is selling 10 cent spiral notebooks.
HARRISBURG - The new president of Pennsylvania State University said Monday that the school should be "rewarded" for establishing what he said was the best compliance and sports ethics program nationwide following the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse scandal, but stopped short of calling for a reduction of NCAA penalties.
Donation accepted for two weeks, will go to beleaguered district.
Driver education teachers and instructors loaded into a special Jeep Wrangler on Monday and strapped in for on-the-job training. In a steamy parking lot at Maple Shade High School, the specially equipped 2014 black Jeep simulated dangerous driving conditions, such as skidding on black ice in a snowstorm.
The president of Temple University assured Jewish students and others Monday that the university was conducting an investigation after a student was allegedly attacked and called anti-Semitic names last week.
After negotiating for 12 months, New Media Technology Charter School in Northwest Philadelphia and its unionized teachers have ratified their first contract.
A 70-year-old security guard, wounded in April while helping subdue a student on a stabbing spree at Pennsylvania high school, was fired with no good reason just before the beginning of the new school year, his lawyer said on Monday.
Last month, Joshua Mensah shared a meal with some of his soon-to-be Cornell University classmates from the Philadelphia area.
Michael B. Katz, 75, of Philadelphia, the Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History at the University of Pennsylvania, whose intellectual rigor shaped the school's urban studies program as well as current thinking about the urban poor, died Saturday, Aug. 23, of cancer at Penn Hospice at Rittenhouse.
Talking Small Biz: Germ causes diarrhea and is primarily responsible for 14,000 deaths in U.S. each year. They say their idea makes detection easier, cheaper.
SALT LAKE CITY - Kasey Hansen yelled "Stop! Drop your weapon! Don't shoot!", as she pointed her loaded handgun at a target's chest at a shooting range outside Salt Lake City.
LOWER MERION Lower Merion School District officials are considering expanding its existing bus parking lot after efforts to find a bigger facility have been opposed by neighbors and community groups.
Camden schools will have more laptops this year and better wireless Internet access, school officials said Tuesday at the last board meeting before the start of school.
NEW YORK (AP) - One of the first things Al Vernacchio does in his high school Sexuality and Society class is stand at a podium in a sweater vest and tie surrounded by a wall packed with slogans: RESIST HOMOPHOBIA. FIGHT SEXISM. ENJOY LIFE.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's Republican governor has filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally using federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards.
After years of planning, Swarthmore College is beginning construction of an inn, bookstore, and roundabout.
Also: Local nuns in the spotlight; McCusker’s will get on the air.
It's late August and Walmart is selling 10 cent spiral notebooks.
Driver education teachers and instructors loaded into a special Jeep Wrangler on Monday and strapped in for on-the-job training. In a steamy parking lot at Maple Shade High School, the specially equipped 2014 black Jeep simulated dangerous driving conditions, such as skidding on black ice in a snowstorm.
Donation accepted for two weeks, will go to beleaguered district.
After negotiating for 12 months, New Media Technology Charter School in Northwest Philadelphia and its unionized teachers have ratified their first contract.
In a stunning upset for the leaders of Girard College, a judge has ruled that the school may not suspend its high school and boarding programs to improve its finances.
HARRISBURG - The new president of Pennsylvania State University said Monday that the school should be "rewarded" for establishing what he said was the best compliance and sports ethics program nationwide following the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse scandal, but stopped short of calling for a reduction of NCAA penalties.
The president of Temple University assured Jewish students and others Monday that the university was conducting an investigation after a student was allegedly attacked and called anti-Semitic names last week.
A 70-year-old security guard, wounded in April while helping subdue a student on a stabbing spree at Pennsylvania high school, was fired with no good reason just before the beginning of the new school year, his lawyer said on Monday.
LOWER MERION Lower Merion School District officials are considering expanding its existing bus parking lot after efforts to find a bigger facility have been opposed by neighbors and community groups.
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